“This is going to be a teacher-oriented Department of Education. It’s not going to come from the top-down, it’s coming from the teachers up,” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told NEA RA delegates Friday.
“For the safety of my students, their families and my own family, I implore the DOE to be firm and consistent in their guidance that we will practice physical distancing of six feet whenever possible, even in the classroom,” Nimitz Elementary teacher Logan Okita said.
Nearly 8,000 educator delegates from every state are gathering virtually on July 2 and 3 with a streamlined agenda, packed with major speakers who addressed the many crises public education faces during one of the most trying times in our history.
As COVID-19 is a new disease, there is limited information regarding risk factors and the research continues to evolve and change. Our FAQs are provided as a reference and should not be considered exhaustive as each individual's situation may differ.
The free virtual event on Thursday, July 9, will help you spot the signs of vaping by children and provide you with solutions to prevent your students or your own children from starting or help them quit.
HSTA has an opening for a specialist responsible for researching, and providing data analyses and presenting recommendations regarding collective bargaining and advocacy, as well as an executive assistant who will work with our deputy executive director.
“We have not given up in our pursuit to find the suspect(s) involved in this appalling tragedy,” said Investigative Services Bureau Assistant Chief Bryson Ponce.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA), the State of Hawaii, and Board of Education have agreed on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to allow continuity of education next school year with certain contract modifications while assuring the safety of educators and students.
This year, HSTA members are being asked to contribute $20.20 to get rid of Betsy DeVos in 2020.
HSTA CARES represents the committee’s new initiative to integrate social justice principles into education to create schools and communities that are safe, inclusive, and equitable for all keiki.